HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - One man died and another was injured in a double shooting in Hartford.

Police identified the victim as 22-year-old Trelique Ward of East Hartford.

They said the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the vicinity of 20 Kent St.

Officers initially responded to the area after being alerted to a Shot Spotter activation.

No victims were found, but police were later notified that two gunshot victims arrived at a nearby hospital, both were believed to have been shot in the area of 20 Kent St.

Ward suffered life threatening injuries and later died at the hospital.

The other person who had been shot, a man in his 30s, was listed in stable condition.

"These cases are moving pretty fast," said Lt. Aaron Boisvert, Hartford police. "We are following many investigative leads as of now I'm optimistic we will have positive outcomes on these cases."

Around the same time Wednesday, 56-year-old Sylvia Cordova was the victim of a drive-by shooting that happened on Sisson Avenue. Police said she had been cooking dinner in her home at the time and was not an intended target.

Hartford police continue to investigate both cases.

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